It’s smaller on the inside

Why is the car always smaller than you remember it? Especially while out shopping for furniture or plants or something.

After half an hour round B&Q you then spend an hour trying to figure out how you’re going to get it all home.

Still, I’m not the only one. Look around any DIY car park and you’ll see (usually) blokes standing next to over-laden trolleys and tiny cars scratching their heads. It’s usually around this moment that they say, “Sorry love, looks like you’ll have to walk.” Everyone laughs, although the truth is he actually means it.

Once back home and the wife has managed to extract her knees from her chin, and the yucca plant from her ear, everything is laid out and assessed. Another scratch of the head. “Where did we put the dog?”

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